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Wakefield Council - Social Worker - Advanced Adults

Wakefield Council - Social Worker - Advanced Adults

  • Location

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £22 - £23.32 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    23

  • Salary low:

    22

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1603266964

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, Wakefield Council is looking for a Social Worker to join their Advanced Adults team.

Wakefield Social Care Direct is the initial point of contact for all adult social care enquires and has an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join our team. The candidate must have a recognised social work qualification. We welcome new graduates.

Social Care Direct interacts with people with a range of needs such as physical disabilities, older people, cognitive needs, learning disabilities, drugs and alcohol needs, mental health needs, homelessness and offending.

The team triages the referrals, provides advice and signposting, takes any immediate action and directs referrals to appropriate teams. The candidate is required to have understanding of Care Act 2014 particularly in relation to wellbeing, prevention and assessment.

It would be beneficial that the candidate has some experience of working confidently with s.42 Care Act enquires with the ability to analyse and prioritise risks. Candidate will be offered the opportunity to work alongside experienced staff and encouraged to take up training opportunities.

Work at Social Care Direct is fast paced, with a high turnover, and every day is different and open to new learning.

You will need to be:

Social work england registered
Eligible to work in the UK
Atleast 1 year post qualifying experience

If you do not have the required experience, you will not be contacted.

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates
Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
1st tier agency
Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly